2013 Airport Concessions Conference

November 11, 2013 - November 13, 2013 / Sacramento, CA

Hotel Information

1209 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

For hotel reservations, call toll free (888) 421-1442. Be sure to identify yourself as being with the ACI-NA conference to receive the special group rate of $189.00 USD single/double occupancy plus applicable tax.

The last day to receive this rate is October 18, 2013.  Rooms may sell out before this date. Make your reservations early!

Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau
Sacramento County Airport System


Please note that the group rate of $159 is SOLD OUT.  The Hyatt Regency Sacramento has limited availability within the block at a rate of $189. The Sheraton Grand Sacramento, is located directly behind the Hyatt Regency and has availability at current published rates.

Geared towards professionals interested and involved in the airports concessions industry. This event features networking opportunities, information on exciting new trends in merchandising, advertising and sponsorship, innovative concepts and revenue strategies, as well as opportunities for showcasing retail and restaurant design ideas.

Speed Networking
Participate in this exciting networking session where airports, concession operators, and small business owners can meet and exchange contacts for future business relationships. Airports will be able meet with potential tenants and/or service providers.

iPad Mini Giveaway – Attention Airports: Participate in this Speed Networking Session and you will have a chance to win an iPad Mini.

Please click here to sign up for Speed Networking. The final deadline to register for Speed Networking will be November 11, 2013.
Please Note: This is a speed networking and business card exchange session.  All airports will have a reserved speed networking table. Interested individuals will line up for meetings.

Airport Tour
The tour is now fully booked.  If you have any questions please contact Aneil Patel.

Global Training Workshop
This half day workshop in conjunction with the ACI-NA Airport Concessions Conference will be held on Monday, November 11 from 9:00 am -12:00 pm.  The fast-changing international aviation environment demands new ways of thinking by North American airports.

This workshop will identify some of the most pressing trends that will influence commercial concession decisions through case study examples from successful airports in Asia and Australia. The workshop will also address how to translate these new ideas into practical implementation tools that will involve new business models and concession arrangements.

The workshop will be hands-on involving multi-media tools, participant exercises, and a guest speaker involved in concession best-practices.  ACI looks forward to your workshop participation that will be led by an ACI facilitator with global expertise in supporting improved relations between airports and their stakeholders.

ACI facilitator: Dr. Luigi G. (Joe) Sulmona

Workshop Agenda:
•    ACI and Workshop Introduction
•    Global Aviation Trends and Challenges
•    Case Studies (East Asia / Australia / U.A.E. / Europe)
•    Participant Exercise
•    Concession Model Developments (Trinity Forum Examples)
•    Guest Speaker
•    Participant Exercise
•    Wrap-up / Evaluation

Business Diveristy Committee Meeting Agenda

Who Should Attend

•    Airport Management
•    Concession Managers
•    Commercial Managers
•    Concession Consultants
•    Property & Leasing Managers
•    Customer Service Representatives
•    Airport Concession Professionals
•    Concession Operators and Developers
•    Any professional interested in learning about aviation trends or meeting the industry's leaders

Click here to view the past attendee list.

Registration Information

Your Conference Registration Includes:
All conference materials
Continental Breakfast (Tue, Wed)
Awards Luncheon (Tue)
Morning/Afternoon coffee breaks (Tue, Wed)
Hors d'oeuvres reception (Mon)
Airport Tour (if you choose to attend, separate registration/sign up will be made available)

 Early Bird Registration Fees (until October 18)
 ACI-NA/ACI Member: $735 USD
 Non-Member: $1,100 USD
 U.S./Canadian Federal Govt:  $500 USD
 Student: $155 USD
 Guest*:  $80 USD

 Regular Registration Fees (after October 18)
 ACI-NA/ACI Member: $835 USD
 Non-Member: $1,200 USD
 U.S./Canadian Federal Govt:  $500 USD
 Student: $155 USD
 Guest*:  $80 USD

 Late Registration Fees (after November 6)
 ACI-NA/ACI Member: $935 USD
 Non-Member: $1,300 USD
 U.S./Canadian Federal Govt:  $500 USD
 Student: $155 USD
 Guest*:  $80 USD

 Global Training Workshop
 Monday, November 11
 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Registration Fee:  $55 USD

Onsite Registration for the Global Training Workshop increases to $100 and is subject to availability as space is limited.  Guarantee your spot and register for the workshop in advance.

*A guest may attend with a fully registered and paid conference attendee.  A guest is a spouse/significant other, friend or adult child who is NOT in an industry related occupation.  All guests must be registered and name badges will be issued.  Guests may attend the following functions:  ACI-NA Welcome Reception on Monday, November 11, Host Airport Reception on Tuesday, November 12 and Airport Tour on Wednesday, November 13.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing to meetings@aci-na.org. Cancellation requests received by October 18, 2013 will be refunded less $100 processing fee. There will be no refunds after this date. Refunds will be processed after the conclusion of the conference. No-shows are not eligible for refunds. Substitutions will be honored at any time.


Host Airport